Thursday, March 25, 2010

When I called for reading and reflection

Ollie closed his eyes and went OMMMM....

August who saw right through him stuck out his tongue! He is very sharp this cat boy and does not fall for Ollie theatre!

I knew I did not have to say much because as soon as we start reading they get into proper reading form!



We read this:

For those who deny spiritual influence upon material things we mention this brief example: wonderful sounds and tones, melodies and charming voices, are accidents which affect the air—for sound is the term for vibrations of the air—and by these vibrations the nerves of the tympanum of the ear are affected, and hearing results. Now reflect that the vibration of the air, which is an accident of no importance, attracts and exhilarates the spirit of man and has great effect upon him: it makes him weep or laugh; perhaps it will influence him to such a degree that he will throw himself into danger. Therefore, see the connection which exists between the spirit of man and the atmospheric vibration, so that the movement of the air becomes the cause of transporting him from one state to another, and of entirely overpowering him; it will deprive him of patience and tranquillity. Consider how strange this is, for nothing comes forth from the singer which enters into the listener; nevertheless, a great spiritual effect is produced. Therefore, surely so great a connection between beings must have spiritual effect and influence.

It has been mentioned that the members and parts of man affect and influence one another. For example, the eye sees; the heart is affected. The ear hears; and the spirit is influenced. The heart is at rest; the thoughts become serene, and for all the members of man’s body a pleasant condition is realized. What a connection and what an agreement is this! Since this connection, this spiritual effect and this influence, exists between the members of the body of man, who is only one of many finite beings, certainly between these universal and infinite beings there will also be a spiritual and material connection. Although by existing rules and actual science these connections cannot be discovered, nevertheless, their existence between all beings is certain and absolute.

To conclude: the beings, whether great or small, are connected with one another by the perfect wisdom of God, and affect and influence one another. If it were not so, in the universal system and the general arrangement of existence, there would be disorder and imperfection. But as beings are connected one with another with the greatest strength, they are in order in their places and perfect. This subject is worthy of examination.


The little dudes told me that they wished to examine this theory with some fluffy birds but I saw right through their plots!

We wish all a lovely Friday and a weekend of connectedness! Many little kitty kisses were also blown off into the air!

Ciao!

3 comments:

  1. Thanks for the sweet comment, Mona! Have a wonderful weekend! xo

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  2. Sweet cat boys. Always ready for a good read. Hope you're having a great weekend :)

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  3. Thank you ladies...hope yours was relaxing too!

    xo

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